Casting: Bateman, Law, Zayas, Pertwee, Jordan

Casting Bateman Law Zayas Pertwee Jordan

Behind Her Eyes
Tom Bateman (“Valkyrie”), Simona Brown (“The Night Manager”), Robert Aramayo (“Game of Thrones”) and Eve Hewson (“The Knick”) have all signed on to the six-part psychological thriller series “Behind Her Eyes” at Netflix and produced by Left Bank Pictures (“The Crown”).

An adaptation of the novel by Sarah Pinborough, Brown plays Louise, a single mother who has an affair with her psychiatrist boss, David (Bateman). When she later befriends his wife, Adele (Hewson), she becomes caught in a web of secrets and lies. Erik Richter Strand will direct the whole series which is currently being filmed in London and Scotland. Steve Lightfoot and Angela LaManna penned the script. [Source: Variety]

Echo Boomers
Hayley Law, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Gilles Geary, Oliver Cooper, Jacob Alexander and Kate Linder will join Michael Shannon and Alex Pettyfer in the crime-drama “Echo Boomers” which is now filming in Utah.

Schwarzenegger replaces Nick Robinson and Law replaces Britt Robertson. Based on a true story, the film follows a group of disillusioned twentysomethings who break into and steal from the homes of the rich. Seth Savoy is making his directorial debut and co-wrote with Kevin Bernhardt and Jason Miller. [Source: Deadline]

Force of Nature
David Zayas (“Dexter,” “The Expendables”) will play the ruthless character John the Baptist in the Michael Polish-directed action feature “Force of Nature” which is currently shooting in Puerto Rico. Gibson, Emile Hirsch, and Kate Bosworth lead the story which follows a gang of thieves who plot a bank heist during a hurricane, only to have a cop complicate events. [Source: Deadline]

The Reckoning
Sean Pertwee, Charlotte Kirk, Joe Anderson, Steven Waddington, Leon Ockenden, Emma Campbell-Jones, Callum Goulden, Suzanne Magowan, Indianna Ryan, Mark Ryan, Oliver Trevena and newcomer Sarah Lambie are set to lead the cast of “The Descent” and “Hellboy” director Neil Marshall’s “The Reckoning”.

Kirk and Edward Evers-Swindell co-wrote the script set against the backdrop of the Great Plague and subsequent witch hunts against women. A woman grapples with the tragic death of her husband and is falsely accused of being a witch. She must endure physical persecution at the hands of England’s most ruthless witch-hunter Judge Moorcroft (Pertwee) and face her own inner demons as the devil himself starts to work his way into her mind. [Source: Empire Online]

Those Who Wish Me Dead
James Jordan is set to join Angelina Jolie in the Taylor Sheridan-directed wilderness thriller “Those Who Wish Me Dead” for Bron Studios and Film Rites. Based on Michael Koryta’s novel, the story follows a 14-year-old boy who witnesses a brutal murder and is hidden in a wilderness skills program. Soon, the group of thugs responsible go on the hunt for him. [Source: Deadline]